Pikeville, NC 27863 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 27863: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Pikeville, NC 27863

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 141
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,330
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wayne County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.492, Longitude -77.983
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 27863 has segments in 2 Counties (Greene, Wayne).

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Pikeville, NC 27863 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,454
Population in Households 12,447
Population in Familes 10,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 208
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 4,654
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 3,498
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,542 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,112 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 481 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $145,936
Average Home Value $160,114


Median Household Income $54,984
Average Household Income $63,160
Per Capita Income $23,616
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.78%
Households 0.79% 0.75%
Families 0.67% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Pikeville, NC 27863 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 27863 to the other 775 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 273 65th
Population Density1 # 299 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 394 49th
Median Household Income # 111 86th
Per Capita Income # 305 61st

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